Woodside Houses

$1.1 million for security cameras at Woodside Houses
$1.1 million for security cameras at Woodside Houses
Top Stories Angy Altamirano 4/18/2013 at 10:14AM

The residents of the Woodside Houses will soon be safer thanks to a new security camera system. On April 5, Councilmember Jimmy Van Bramer announced the $1.1 million project, funded by the City Council. It will include 137 cameras on 20 buildings as part of a new closed-circuit television system for the complex. The cameras [...]

Police seek woman for questioning in case of abandoned baby
Police seek woman for questioning in case of abandoned baby
News Alexa Altman 8/24/2012 at 11:07AM

Police are searching for the woman they believe is the mother of the baby girl abandoned outside the Woodside Houses on Sunday, August 19. Cathy Lu is wanted for questioning in connection with the baby, who was found by a passer-by, lying in the grass and wrapped in a bloody bed sheet outside the housing [...]

Shock at housing complex after newborn discovered
Shock at housing complex after newborn discovered
News Alexa Altman 8/22/2012 at 6:18PM

Residents of the Woodside Houses were in shock at what was left outside their complex. “I couldn’t believe someone would do that,” said a resident, who is a mother of five. “Why wouldn’t she just take it to the hospital?” The newborn baby girl is safe after being found abandoned outside the Woodside Houses on [...]

Abandoned newborn found outside Queens housing complex
News Cristabelle Tumola 8/20/2012 at 10:47AM

Late last night a newborn was found abandoned outside the Woodside Houses near Broadway and 51st Street, said police. According to the NYPD, around 11:30 p.m. Sunday a woman found the baby, just a few hours old, lying in the grass near the housing complex and called 911. When authorities arrived, they found the female [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 8/20/2012 at 7:28AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Monday: Overcast with rain showers. High of 79. Winds from the ESE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40%. Monday night: Overcast with rain showers in the evening, then mostly cloudy. Low of 64. Winds less than 5 mph. Chance of rain 20%. EVENT of the DAY: Movie Night in Astoria Park Come to [...]